Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urba

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CULC/CBUC AGM July 9 at 1 pm ET

CULC/CBUC 2020 AGM will be held virtually on July 9 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Racism and Culture and Your Institution

When diversity and cultural differences lead to misunderstandings or distrust, they are often viewed as challenges to manage within our work environments. Shadell will help your library to develop strategies for working with communication challenges, power differentials, and experiences of discrimination.

Shadell Permanand

Shadell PermanandBased in Chicago, Shadell has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, and cultural diversity. She has a Master of Laws (LL.M) specializing in Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School. Shadell has worked as the Executive Director of a conflict resolution and restorative justice organization, and been in senior leadership roles at York University and University of Toronto related to conflict resolution, crisis management, developing student conduct programming, equity/diversity, and public education. She is an engaging trainer and consultant who is passionate about developing environments that support equity, inclusion, and constructive conflict resolution. Shadell believes that fostering a healthy workplace climate provides the context for employees to thrive in their pursuit of organizational goals.

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